Weekend Review – GolfQuebec, PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Canada

Jake Bryson of Ottawa captures his 1st provincial title. (Photo: Scott MacLeod, FGP)

It was a busy day in golf on Sunday, July 7th, especially for Ottawa golf.

Jake Bryson of Ottawa captures his 1st provincial title. (Photo: Scott MacLeod, FGP)
Jake Bryson of Ottawa captures his 1st provincial title. (Photo: Scott MacLeod, FGP)

At the Greyhawk Golf Club rain put an early end to Golf Quebec PeeWee, Mosquito, and Novice Championships.  Players in all categories but one, the Boys 12-13, completed play.  That category had their tournament reduced to 27 holes.  It was a boon to Ottawa’s Jake Bryson (Eagle Creek) as the recent OVGA City & District Champion grabbed his 1st provincial title.

Other category winners included:

Girls (14)- Rose Morissette, Le Versant

Girls (12-13) – Celeste Dao, Summerlea

Girls (10-11) – Emily Romancew, Whitlock

Boys (14) – Charles-Eric Belanger, Royal Quebec

Boys (12-13) – Jake Bryson, Eagle Creek

Boys (10-11) – Zachary Tosi, Kaniwaki

Boys (9 & Under) – Felix Poulin, Beauce

At the Royal Ottawa Golf Club the first round of the historic Alexander of Tunis Championship was played on Sunday.  Leading the way for the field in Raoul Menard of Pinegrove who opened with a two under par score of 69.  He leads Hugo Bernard by one stroke.  A six pack of players, including Tim Sullivan of Rideau View Golf Club, share third place at 72.

Brad Fritsch of Manotick continued his run of playing in PGA TOUR events on the weekend.  The TOUR rookie made his 15th cut of the year at The Greenbrier Classic. Fritsch shot 66-72 over the weekend to earn a share of 41st place.  That added another $20,121.23 to his earnings for the season to boost him to $395,567 total.  It also pushed him to a critical 122nd position in the FedEx Cup points race.

He is back in action this week at the John Deere Classic.

Jonas Blixt won The Greenbrier Classic for his 2nd PGA TOUR Victory.

Wil Collins of Rapid City, South Dakota shot a final round 66 Sunday at Dakota Dunes Golf Links to claim the Dakota Dunes Open presented by SaskTel in Saskatoon. Collins finished a 21-under par, one shot ahead of Canadians Nick Taylor and Ryan Yip as well as American John Ellis.